Period
to 9 April 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 11 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 12,190 17,960 21,259
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 11.48% 13.00% 12.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.04% 13.54% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10,008 14,804 17,901
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 101,222 132,606 160,059
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.30% 96.00% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 81,802 106,825 132,006
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in England over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Analyst in England

Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 9 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 5,272 £51,500 +3.00% 197
South East -1 2,367 £42,500 +6.25% 178
North of England -5 1,783 £37,500 +1.90% 180
Midlands -2 1,239 £35,000 - 86
North West -4 901 £37,500 -6.25% 111
West Midlands -3 846 £36,500 - 55
South West 0 839 £35,000 -2.78% 81
Yorkshire -7 712 £37,500 +10.29% 42
East of England -5 656 £40,000 +6.67% 61
East Midlands 0 383 £33,500 - 30
North East -2 170 £33,000 +3.13% 27
South Coast -2 1 £50,000 -16.67%
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 3,317 (27.21%) SQL
2 3,122 (25.61%) Finance
3 2,767 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2,313 (18.97%) Microsoft
5 2,144 (17.59%) Windows
6 1,909 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
7 1,472 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
8 1,417 (11.62%) Business Intelligence
9 1,388 (11.39%) Business Analysis
10 1,341 (11.00%) Degree
11 1,317 (10.80%) ITIL
12 1,307 (10.72%) Active Directory
13 1,222 (10.02%) Office 365
13 1,222 (10.02%) Analytics
14 1,193 (9.79%) SQL Server
15 1,133 (9.29%) Microsoft Office
16 1,130 (9.27%) Microsoft Excel
17 1,121 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
18 947 (7.77%) Project Management
19 929 (7.62%) Data Analysis
20 863 (7.08%) Python
21 859 (7.05%) Test Automation
22 821 (6.74%) Oracle
23 820 (6.73%) Requirements Gathering
24 812 (6.66%) Azure
25 803 (6.59%) Power Platform
26 784 (6.43%) Information Security
27 769 (6.31%) Power BI
28 765 (6.28%) Windows Server
29 746 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 379 (3.11%) MS Exchange
2 348 (2.85%) SharePoint
3 237 (1.94%) Confluence
4 173 (1.42%) SAS
5 100 (0.82%) IIS
6 91 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 89 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
8 77 (0.63%) Skype for Business
9 52 (0.43%) CMS
10 48 (0.39%) Apache Spark
11 39 (0.32%) Apache
12 29 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
13 24 (0.20%) WebSphere
14 22 (0.18%) WebLogic
15 20 (0.16%) CICS
16 19 (0.16%) Apache Solr
17 15 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
18 14 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
18 14 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
18 14 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1,133 (9.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1,130 (9.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 339 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 238 (1.95%) MS Visio
5 87 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
6 66 (0.54%) SPSS
7 35 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 12 (0.098%) Acrobat
9 8 (0.066%) Open Workbench
10 6 (0.049%) Chatbot
11 5 (0.041%) Adobe Premiere
12 4 (0.033%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.033%) Notepad++
13 2 (0.016%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.016%) Gephi
13 2 (0.016%) Photoshop
13 2 (0.016%) Windchill
14 1 (0.008%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.008%) SOLIDWORKS
14 1 (0.008%) Stata
Business Applications
1 121 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 89 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 83 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
4 61 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
5 54 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
6 47 (0.39%) NetSuite
7 45 (0.37%) SAP FI
8 42 (0.34%) SAP CO
8 42 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
9 39 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
10 38 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
11 37 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
11 37 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
12 36 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
13 35 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
13 35 (0.29%) SAP ERP
14 33 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
15 32 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
16 30 (0.25%) SAP MM
17 29 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1,222 (10.02%) Office 365
2 812 (6.66%) Azure
3 803 (6.59%) Power Platform
4 381 (3.13%) AWS
5 285 (2.34%) SaaS
6 138 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
7 106 (0.87%) Google Analytics
8 86 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
9 69 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
10 66 (0.54%) GCP
11 53 (0.43%) Mimecast
12 44 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
13 42 (0.34%) OneDrive
13 42 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
14 38 (0.31%) PowerApps
15 35 (0.29%) Trello
16 31 (0.25%) PaaS
17 30 (0.25%) GitHub
18 24 (0.20%) IaaS
19 21 (0.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 625 (5.13%) Firewall
2 358 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 335 (2.75%) LAN
4 313 (2.57%) DNS
5 307 (2.52%) WAN
6 233 (1.91%) DHCP
7 224 (1.84%) VPN
8 151 (1.24%) Network Security
9 133 (1.09%) SAN
9 133 (1.09%) Wireless
10 131 (1.07%) VoIP
11 121 (0.99%) Internet
12 112 (0.92%) Skype
13 102 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
14 75 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
15 73 (0.60%) Intranet
16 60 (0.49%) HTTP
17 57 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
18 52 (0.43%) VLAN
19 43 (0.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,193 (9.79%) SQL Server
2 769 (6.31%) Power BI
3 491 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
4 360 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 326 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 267 (2.19%) Relational Database
7 188 (1.54%) Data Lake
8 168 (1.38%) Big Data
8 168 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 156 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
10 128 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
11 114 (0.94%) QlikView
12 111 (0.91%) Oracle Database
13 85 (0.70%) DB2
13 85 (0.70%) RDBMS
14 79 (0.65%) MySQL
15 77 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
16 71 (0.58%) Data Mining
17 50 (0.41%) Looker
18 48 (0.39%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 724 (5.94%) JIRA
2 437 (3.58%) Selenium
3 163 (1.34%) WebDriver
4 148 (1.21%) Cucumber
5 144 (1.18%) Postman
6 121 (0.99%) Visual Studio
7 119 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 115 (0.94%) Git (software)
9 107 (0.88%) SoapUI
10 106 (0.87%) Jenkins
11 85 (0.70%) SpecFlow
12 63 (0.52%) JMeter
13 52 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
14 48 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 36 (0.30%) HP UFT
16 31 (0.25%) Eclipse
17 28 (0.23%) Subversion
17 28 (0.23%) TeamCity
18 24 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
19 23 (0.19%) JBehave
General
1 3,122 (25.61%) Finance
2 671 (5.50%) Retail
3 578 (4.74%) Banking
4 486 (3.99%) Marketing
5 425 (3.49%) Legal
6 387 (3.17%) Law
7 237 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 192 (1.58%) Public Sector
9 191 (1.57%) Front Office
10 180 (1.48%) Manufacturing
11 176 (1.44%) Back Office
12 98 (0.80%) Advertising
13 89 (0.73%) Investment Banking
14 74 (0.61%) Financial Institution
15 67 (0.55%) Billing
16 62 (0.51%) French Language
17 60 (0.49%) Games
17 60 (0.49%) General Ledger
18 55 (0.45%) Aerospace
19 54 (0.44%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 488 (4.00%) .NET
2 281 (2.31%) XML
3 263 (2.16%) Web Services
4 183 (1.50%) HTML
5 134 (1.10%) JSON
6 123 (1.01%) SOAP
7 116 (0.95%) REST
8 106 (0.87%) CSS
9 71 (0.58%) ASP.NET
10 67 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
11 58 (0.48%) RESTful
12 55 (0.45%) Gherkin
13 47 (0.39%) Elastic Stack
14 45 (0.37%) .NET Framework
15 40 (0.33%) Middleware
16 36 (0.30%) EDI
16 36 (0.30%) Kafka
17 34 (0.28%) Natural Language Processing
18 28 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
19 27 (0.22%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1,909 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
2 592 (4.86%) Management Information System
3 441 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
4 271 (2.22%) User Experience
5 164 (1.35%) Data Centre
6 151 (1.24%) Data Structures
7 142 (1.16%) Fixed Income
8 136 (1.12%) Mobile App
9 130 (1.07%) Reinsurance
10 126 (1.03%) Derivative
11 123 (1.01%) Security Operations Centre
12 117 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
13 116 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 105 (0.86%) Equities
15 89 (0.73%) Cyberthreat
15 89 (0.73%) Driving Licence
16 86 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
17 80 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
18 76 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
19 73 (0.60%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2,144 (17.59%) Windows
2 765 (6.28%) Windows Server
3 653 (5.36%) Windows 10
4 562 (4.61%) Linux
5 436 (3.58%) Windows 7
6 306 (2.51%) Unix
7 264 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 205 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 193 (1.58%) Windows Server 2016
10 168 (1.38%) Android
11 127 (1.04%) Apple iOS
12 98 (0.80%) Windows 8
13 75 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 63 (0.52%) Mac OS
15 60 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
16 37 (0.30%) Mac OS X
17 36 (0.30%) Windows XP
18 24 (0.20%) Ubuntu
18 24 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
19 23 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,767 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
2 1,472 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
3 1,417 (11.62%) Business Intelligence
4 1,388 (11.39%) Business Analysis
5 1,317 (10.80%) ITIL
6 1,222 (10.02%) Analytics
7 1,121 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 947 (7.77%) Project Management
9 929 (7.62%) Data Analysis
10 859 (7.05%) Test Automation
11 820 (6.73%) Requirements Gathering
12 784 (6.43%) Information Security
13 746 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
14 728 (5.97%) SDLC
15 675 (5.54%) User Stories
16 652 (5.35%) Cybersecurity
17 633 (5.19%) Scrum
18 611 (5.01%) Visualisation
19 581 (4.77%) Data Modelling
20 545 (4.47%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3,317 (27.21%) SQL
2 863 (7.08%) Python
3 542 (4.45%) C#
4 508 (4.17%) Java
5 434 (3.56%) PowerShell
6 342 (2.81%) R
7 335 (2.75%) JavaScript
8 261 (2.14%) T-SQL
9 251 (2.06%) VBA
10 181 (1.48%) PL/SQL
11 146 (1.20%) C
12 143 (1.17%) Bash Shell
13 99 (0.81%) C++
14 95 (0.78%) VB
15 92 (0.75%) Perl
16 79 (0.65%) PHP
17 60 (0.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 59 (0.48%) RPG
18 59 (0.48%) VB.NET
19 49 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,341 (11.00%) Degree
2 414 (3.40%) Security Cleared
3 382 (3.13%) CISSP
4 275 (2.26%) ISEB
5 259 (2.12%) SC Cleared
6 236 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 223 (1.83%) ISTQB
8 201 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
9 196 (1.61%) CISM
10 159 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
11 143 (1.17%) CISA
12 141 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
13 114 (0.94%) MCSE
14 107 (0.88%) CCNA
15 105 (0.86%) DV Cleared
16 84 (0.69%) CEH
16 84 (0.69%) MCSA
17 60 (0.49%) CRISC
18 53 (0.43%) IIBA
19 52 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 710 (5.82%) QA
2 513 (4.21%) SLA
3 376 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 270 (2.21%) Data Quality
5 235 (1.93%) GDPR
6 208 (1.71%) PMO
7 146 (1.20%) PCI DSS
8 110 (0.90%) NIST
9 75 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 68 (0.56%) GAAP
11 42 (0.34%) COBIT
12 38 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
12 38 (0.31%) Solvency II
13 28 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
13 28 (0.23%) MiFID
14 26 (0.21%) EMIR
15 24 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 20 (0.16%) BS25999
17 18 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 14 (0.11%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1,307 (10.72%) Active Directory
2 308 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 165 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 111 (0.91%) XenApp
5 67 (0.55%) XenDesktop
6 61 (0.50%) vSphere
7 55 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 45 (0.37%) Docker
9 36 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
10 28 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
11 26 (0.21%) BitLocker
12 20 (0.16%) NFS
13 16 (0.13%) Terminal Services
14 15 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 14 (0.11%) DFS Replication
16 13 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
17 8 (0.066%) Firmware
17 8 (0.066%) Snort
17 8 (0.066%) VMware Workstation
18 7 (0.057%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 320 (2.63%) SCCM
2 74 (0.61%) QRadar
3 59 (0.48%) Nessus
4 47 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
5 44 (0.36%) Nagios
6 41 (0.34%) WSUS
7 36 (0.30%) SCOM
8 35 (0.29%) Ansible
9 30 (0.25%) Backup Exec
10 29 (0.24%) HP ALM
10 29 (0.24%) Puppet
11 28 (0.23%) Kubernetes
12 26 (0.21%) Control-M
13 22 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
14 17 (0.14%) vCenter Server
15 15 (0.12%) FortiGate
15 15 (0.12%) Salt
15 15 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 14 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
17 13 (0.11%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2,313 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 821 (6.74%) Oracle
3 687 (5.64%) Tableau
4 506 (4.15%) VMware
5 436 (3.58%) Citrix
6 432 (3.54%) SAP
7 347 (2.85%) Cisco
8 253 (2.08%) ServiceNow
9 190 (1.56%) Google
10 186 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
11 181 (1.48%) Alteryx
12 180 (1.48%) Splunk
13 158 (1.30%) HP
14 156 (1.28%) Blue Prism
14 156 (1.28%) UiPath
15 155 (1.27%) Automation Anywhere
16 148 (1.21%) Cadence
17 147 (1.21%) IBM
18 146 (1.20%) Teradata
19 131 (1.07%) Apple